Shaoling received her B.A. in European studies and political science from the National University of Singapore (NUS) in 2004, earning second upper honors. She earned her M.A. in English language and literature from NUS in 2006, focusing her thesis on the concept of the “human” in human-rights discourse through Kant and Hegel. Shaoling’s research interests are the polemics of the political and the ethical in literary studies; continental philosophy from the 18th century to present; 19th and 20th century British and American literature; interdisciplinary movements of philosophical concepts; and Asian cinema. She has presented her research in several international colloquiums and workshops, and has published articles in Theory, Culture Society and Angelaki.
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